October 30th, 2019 Update: On March 29, 2017, UK Prime Minister Theresa May triggered Article 50, which formally started the process whereby the UK will leave the European Union. The original plan was for the UK to leave the EU on March 29th, 2019 but the process has proven to be very complicated and dates and outcomes have continued to shift. On October 28th, 2019, the EU agreed to push the extension deadline to January 31, 2020. 

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Expansion Guide  - UK Trademarking


Trademarking is very important for your business. Globig can help you learn how to trademark your product in the UK.


Use the information in the International Trademark In The UK section to help you determine if you need a trademark, and then apply for a trademark if you find that you do.

Understand what a trademark is
Review the applicable rules and regulations
Things to do before you apply for a trademark
Complete your trademark application online or through the mail
Understand the term of protection and renewal process
Obtain international trademark protection if you want it for multiple countries
Understand the risks of noncompliance


Globig Knowledge Base

Learn more about Trademarking in this related Globig Knowledge Base section.

International Trademark In The UK


Globig Resources

Use these resources to learn more about trademarking on your own.

Trade Marks Act 1994

Trade Marks Rules

World Intellectual Property Office Guidelines

UK Trademark Search

Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market

World Intellectual Property Office

Intellectual Property Office

Madrid Protocol

Madrid Protocol member countries

Institute of Trade Mark Attorneys

Intellectual Property Office: Intellectual Property Checklist

Intellectual Property Office: Trade Marks Manual


Globig Marketplace

Are you ready to explore what service providers are available to help you on the ground in the UK?

The Globig Marketplace contains vetted, quality service providers who can help you. Review your options, learn more about them, and even send them an RFI. 



Do you have additional questions or want some help?

Globig is here for you.  Send us a message and we'll get back to you right away to assist you in your global expansion.